Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery

Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (HM8DY)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 48.086', W 77° 14.981'

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(Thompson's)

(Front):
Battery C Penna. Light Artillery
(Thompson's)

(Back):
July 2. Occupied this position from about 5 to 6 O'Clock p.m.
July 3rd. In position on right of First Volunteer Brigade Reserve Artillery and engaged the enemy.

Recruited at Pittsburgh.
Total enrollment 325. Killed and died of wounds 4 men
Died of disease etc. 11 men. wounded 5 officers and 35 men
Captured or missing 9 men. Total Casualties 64

Mustered in November 6, 1861. Re-enlisted January 11, 1864
Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Present at Gettysburg (Consolidated Battery C&F)
105 officers and men. Died of wounds 1 man.
Wounded 3 officers and 7 men. Captured or missing 3 men. Total loss 14.
From June 3, 1863 to March 25th 1864 Batteries C&F served
as a consolidated battery.
Rappahannock Station, Cedar Mountain, Crooked Run,
Rappahannock Station, Thoroughfare Gap,
2nd Bull Run, Chantilly, Antietam, Fredericksburg,
Purdy's Dam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg,
Mitchell's Ford, Mine Run, Morton's Ford.
Details
HM NumberHM8DY
Tags
Year Placed1893
Placed ByCommonwelth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307403 N 4408139
Decimal Degrees39.80143333, -77.24968333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.086', W 77° 14.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 5.16" N, 77° 14' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 744 Wheatfield Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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